Following a House Foreign Affairs committee hearing entitled “Combatting Ebola in West Africa: The International Response” with top administration officials from the U.S. Agency for International Development, U.S. Department of State and U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Representatives David N. Cicilline (D-RI) and Karen Bass (D-CA) today introduced a congressional resolution to acknowledge and thank medical professionals and volunteers for their extraordinary courage in responding to the Ebola outbreak.
Congressmember Karen Bass, a member of the House Judiciary Committee, released the following statement on President Obama's announcement today that he has nominated Loretta Lynch to serve as the next Attorney General:
Congressmember Karen Bass (D-Calif.), Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on Africa, released the following statement following the passing of Zambian President Michael Sata.
Congresswoman Karen Bass, Ranking Member on the House Subcommittee on Africa, released the following statement after Dr. Craig Spencer tested positive for Ebola in New York City:
This Final Application will pit Los Angeles neighborhoods against each other as they apply for Promise Zone designation, forcing Mayor Garcetti to choose just one application and turn down other strong ones.
Statement on President Obama's announcement of sending troops and resources to West Africa to fight Ebola
Congresswoman Karen Bass, Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on Africa, released the following statement on President Obama's announcement that he would be sending military medical personnel to Africa to combat the Ebola outbreak:
I join people from around the world in joy and gratitude over the announcement today that Nancy Writebol and Dr. Kent Brantly have been cured of the Ebola virus and released from Atlanta’s Emory University Hospital.
Congresswoman Karen Bass released the following statement after reports of anti-Semitic flyers being left at a Westwood business.
Congresswoman Karen Bass released the following statement today following Dr. George McKenna’s victory in last night's special election for the Los Angeles Board of Education, District 1.
Congresswoman Karen Bass released the following statement after a jury found Theodore Wafer guilty of 2nd degree murder in killing 19-year-old Renisha McBride.